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Low Back Pain

Herniated Disc

The lower back supports the weight of the upper body, providing support, movement, and protection of body tissue. Anytime we are standing, bending, extending or rotating the waist the lower back is providing support.

A problem in any part of your spine can cause back pain.
Any part of your lower back – muscles, bones, joints, tendons, ligaments, or nerves – can cause lower back problems. Lower back pain is very common.

For some people, back pain is simply an annoyance. For others, it can be both excruciating and disabling. Back pain can result from injury to a muscle or ligament, or from a more serious injury such as a vertebral fracture, ruptured disk, or arthritis.

Managing Low Back Pain

Low back pain can cause problems that ripple through every part of your life. You don’t do a lot of the things you enjoy because it just hurts too much. But there is hope. Here are some tips to help you manage your pain.

Prolotherapy Treatment for Chronic Lower Back Pain

This non-surgical procedure relieves chronic lower back pain with an injection that promotes the natural healing of damaged joints and soft tissues of the spine.

Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection

This injection procedure is performed to relieve low back and radiating leg pain. Steroid medication can reduce the swelling and inflammation caused by spinal conditions.

Radiofrequency Neurotomy of the Lumbar Facets

This procedure uses heat from radio waves to treat painful facet joints in your lower back. It eases pain that isn’t helped by medications or physical therapy.

Sacroiliac Joint Steroid Injection

This injection procedure is performed to relieve pain caused by arthritis in the sacroiliac joint where the spine and hip bone meet. The steroid medication can reduce swelling and inflammation in the joint.

Call us to find out about your options for treatment of your pain condition.


Low Back Pain Symptoms

Back pain symptoms may include feelings of muscle ache, stabbing or shooting pain, stiff or limited flexibility in the back, inability to stand with proper posture and radiating the pain down one or both legs.

While lower back pain is extremely common, the symptoms and severity of lower back pain vary greatly. Finding the root cause of the pain is our main goal. Back pain can take on a wide variety of characteristics a simple lower back muscle strain might be excruciating enough to necessitate an emergency room visit, while a degenerating disc might cause only mild, intermittent discomfort.

Possible cause of low back pain include:


Treatments For Low Back Pain

Treatment Options Include:


Out of about 10 back doctors ive seen in the past couple of years, Dr. Khaimov has been the best.

Mark Saffioti
(718) 878-4656